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Road trips are fun — at least for the first few hours. After that, the driving gets boring, your vacation feels forever away and stopping for a break seems like a major road block. However, if you prepare, you can make your trip a breeze.
Check out these seven road trip essentials from Amazon before your next journey. From audio books and car seat organizers to food trays and coolers, you’ll arrive at your destination before anyone can say, “Are we there yet?”
1. FOVAL 200W Car Power Converter, $20.98 (Orig. $25.98)
No more fighting over the phone charger: This car power converter has two US standard AC sockets and four USB charging ports, so everyone in the car can charge their phones, iPads, laptops and more.
2. Audible Membership, $7.95–$14.95 per month
With an Audible membership, you can listen to books and podcasts as you drive, then meditations and sleep tracks when you get to your destination. There are two different plans you can choose from, but the basic membership, Audible Plus, gives you unlimited access to everything for only 47.95 per month. If you’ve never tried it before, first-time customers get a free 30-day trial.
3. InnoGear Essential Oil Diffuser and Humidifier, $19.99 (Orig. $24.99)
One thing about long road trips is that, after, the air in the car while to get a little stale. If you have the air conditioner running, it can become dry too. In between opening a window, you can infuse the air with the calming scent of lavender or re-energizing orange essential oils. This diffuser and humidifier fit perfectly into a cupholder for your convenience.
4. SURDOCA Car Seat Organizer, 2-Pack, $14.99 (Orig. $23.99)
Traveling with kids? Keep them occupied with these car seat organizers. They hang from the back of the two front seats and have a 10.5-inch tablet holder for watching shows and playing games. Additionally, they offer storage for toys, water bottles and other essentials.
5. Macally Cup Holder Tray For Car, $29.99
If you’re eating on the go, this tray fits tightly into your cupholder to hold your McDonald’s and your phone. No more balancing a burger and fries on your lap!
6. trtl Pillow, $39.99 (Orig. $44.99)
For anyone taking a nap in the back of the car or passenger seat, this super soft and adjustable travel neck pillow can support their head. It folds up, so it won’t take up a lot of room when you’re not using it, and it’s machine washable.
7. Lifewit Collapsible Cooler Bag, $32.99
If you don’t want to stop for food and drinks along the way, keep up to 40 cans or small water bottles cold in this 24-liter collapsible cooler. Outside, the cooler has two mesh side pockets and a deep front pocket for stashing snacks. It’s small enough to fit in the backseat and light enough to carry to the beach, park or anywhere else you may want to go.
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